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Indian usability conference tackled digital divide and user experience design
From Putting People First

Indian usability conference tackled digital divide and user experience design

As part of the World Usability Day 2008, the Department of Information Technology at Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology (V.I.I.T.), Pune (India) hosted...

Interfaces Magazine
From Putting People First

Interfaces Magazine

Thanks to Vodafone’s Anxo Cereijo-Roibas, I just discovered Interfaces Magazine, a quarterly magazine published by Interaction, the specialist HCI group of the...

NASA awards computational portal
From insideHPC

NASA awards computational portal

Earlier this week NASA announced it had awarded a

This is iQ
From Putting People First

This is iQ

Matthew Neal contacted me today about a design challenge Toyota recently gave to students at the Royal College of Art London to create a household item that represents...

Interview with Margret Schmidt, VP of User Experience Design and Research at TiVo
From Putting People First

Interview with Margret Schmidt, VP of User Experience Design and Research at TiVo

Peter Merholz, President of Adaptive Path, has published the first part of an interview with Margret Schmidt, VP of User Experience Design and Research at TiVo....

Seeing other people
From Putting People First

Seeing other people

Social networking has become an integral part of our lives, but how much say will users have in what they do with social networking and what it looks like? This...

IBM research on the use of social software in the workplace
From Putting People First

IBM research on the use of social software in the workplace

Both Penny Edwards (Headshift) and Bill Ives (Fast Forward) report on recent IBM research on social software in the marketplace: To what extent does your company...

Don
From Putting People First

Don

I find articles with titles like this difficult to digest. What if you are under 30? And especially if the article is filled with banalities - partly put in the...

Lindstrom, Buyology Inc and Brand Image
From The Eponymous Pickle

Lindstrom, Buyology Inc and Brand Image

I attended Martin Lindstrom's talk at Brand Image in Cincinnati today. This was the third time I had been in on Lindstrom presentations. He pointed out that much...

The Beauty of Computing is Not in Problem Solving
From Computer Science Teachers Association

The Beauty of Computing is Not in Problem Solving

As part of a recent discussion on the Rebooting Computing listserv Rosemary Michelle Simpson made the following comments in response to a discussion about the discovering...

New Sun HPC software stack
From insideHPC

New Sun HPC software stack

This in from Sun’s HPC Watercooler The Giraffe team is pleased to announce the release of version 1.2 of our HPC Software Stack for Linux. Sun HPC Software, Linux...

PSC Scores an HP
From insideHPC

PSC Scores an HP

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center [PSC] has announced that they have made arrangements with HP to install and make available a new cluster.

LSU Names New Director of
From insideHPC

LSU Names New Director of

LSU has officially announced they have named Dr. Honggao Liu its new Director for High Performance Computing.

The Numerati
From The Eponymous Pickle

The Numerati

Just got to Stephen Baker's2008 book: The Numerati. Several people had pointed me to it. It is an overview of the advance of numerical methods since WWII. How...

Must a professor grade his students?
From Daniel Lemire's Blog

Must a professor grade his students?

On December 10th 2008, Denis G. Rancourt, a full professor in Physics at the University of Ottawa was banned from his campus. Why? Because he refused to grade students...

Surroundings Matter
From The Eponymous Pickle

Surroundings Matter

In the Neuromarketing blog, a post on the meaning of context of surroundings with regards to behavior. Obvious in the sense of chaos resulting in more chaos inMore...

Watermarking Tools
From The Eponymous Pickle

Watermarking Tools

In Plagiarism Today, a site I just discovered that covers online content, plagiarism and copyright issues, a detailed report on online watermarking tools. In...

Star-P adds
From insideHPC

Star-P adds

This just in from Interactive Supercomputing today The Star-P imaging function library was developed with the help of Anona Labs, an Israeli software company specializing...

Wired
From insideHPC

Wired

I know we’re only a few days into 2009, but this is likely to me my favorite link of the year: an article at Wired.com that looks at supercomputing’s bad boys: That...

SiCortex video in the Boston
From insideHPC

SiCortex video in the Boston

There was an article in the Boston Globe last week about SiCortex. The web version features an interview with CEO Christopher Stone handling a node and pointing...
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